A large, 530,000-square meter park in Ueno. Its temple, Kan'ei-ji, houses a bell set up in 1666 that sounded in the Edo period to let citizens know the time of day. In an age without clocks or watches, it served a vital role. These days, the bell rings 3 times a day.
Yagiri no Watashi
A wooden ferry that connects Tokyo and Chiba Prefecture across the Edogawa River. It has been making the journey for some 400 years, and has served a key role for those making their way to the Shibamata temple of Taishakuten. At present, it is Tokyo's only such river-crossing ferry. The trip takes about 5 minutes, during which one can hear and experience a unique atmosphere.
Holy Resurrection Cathedral
A church first built in 1891, and a registered brick-built Important Cultural Property. Beloved as a symbol of Ochanomizu. Before prayers each Sunday, it rings a series of 16 bells. Church visits also possible.